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The Importance of Explosion Isolation in Explosion Prevention Systems, The QLD Professionals Weigh In

As most anyone can tell you, explosions (unless planned) are not ideal. Hazardous locations are susceptible to sudden combustion due to their heightened levels of flammable gases/vapours/liquids, combustible dust, and ignitable fibres. What many don't know, however, are the vital explosion isolation and explosion prevention systems that can mitigate potential dangers for explosive hazards. Control Logic, experts on explosion prevention in QLD, want to take a moment to talk briefly about explosion isolation, and how it fits into an overall explosion prevention model.

Explosion Isolation?

Explosion isolation often refers to an explosion prevention system that inhibits pressure and/or flames from an explosion from propagating via the tubes or ducts in a facility. Some systems only hamper flames, but systems that do both are said to be complete isolation systems. It is also important to note that not all isolation will require both, and in some cases, only inhibiting flames is a sufficient measure.

Also of importance is the distinction between systems that require and those that do not require an additional method of detection and control in order to deploy at the appropriate moment. This detection can take several forms, including IR and visible radiation sensors, or pressure detection. The "active system" setup also requires trained personnel who can respond to changing conditions, which is why some opt for passive systems which are less likely to fail due to human error.

Regardless, upon detection of the explosion, an explosion isolation measure can then be deployed to control the situation. This might involve valves that shut and cut off the explosion from other areas, or it could include rapidly discharging chemicals that suppress flames and prevent them from spreading and causing damage. These measures must be designed to high standards that can withstand the pressures and heat of an explosion and as such the maximum level of forces that they might be exposed to should be worked out in advance.

Can Explosion Isolation Be Incorporated into Explosion Prevention Systems in QLD?

Certainly. Control Logic has a number of Stahl brand products created with the express purpose of isolation, and can be used to provide explosion isolation for your QLD operations. If you were unaware, Stahl has been providing safety equipment and explosion prevention solutions for years. They continue to stay on the cutting edge in terms of their products and innovations, and we are proud to be able to deal in such fine merchandise.

Control Logic Can Help Improve My Explosion Prevention System in QLD?

By providing products from the best brands with the best quality, we are able to give you something with superior value and greater functionality. We are well known for our personalised service and sales support, and that's what has helped us forge our sterling reputation and keep clients coming back again and again. All of our highly experienced and knowledgeable staff are here to help, and many have been with the business for so long that they understand each aspect like the back of their own hands. If you've been on the lookout for products that can help improve your explosion prevention measures, please feel free to contact us via email at sales@control-logic.com.au, or give us a call on 1800 557 705.